Colombia's long task to identify conflict victims






Colombia is home to one of the world's longest running internal conflicts.

For 47 years, government forces, rebel groups, paramilitaries and drug cartels have battled for control of large parts of the country.

Atrocities have been committed by all sides, and tens of thousands of people have simply disappeared.

Now, although the conflict continues, the Colombian authorities are beginning the work to find out what happened to those missing, to identify bodies found in mass graves, and to let families know.

To date, some 10,000 people have been identified but the process can be painfully slow, and many families may never get an answer....



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